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Chris Bensen: Sync a Shared Google Calendar with Calendar in iOS or macOS

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/04/06

[WayBack] Chris Bensen: Sync a Shared Google Calendar with Calendar in iOS or macOS

Cool: configure a shared Google Calendar to show up in the Calendar in iOS or macOS

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/syncselect

–jeroen

Posted in Apple, Google, GoogleCalendar, iOS, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Power User | Leave a Comment »

Where am I?

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/04/03

Google is smart; you can ask it https://www.google.com/search?q=what%27s+my+location

This is accurate enough for many uses (it’s off for a couple of kilometers):

curl "https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/browserlocation/json?browser=firefox&key=AIzaSyDBgL8fm9bD8RLShATOLI1xKmFcZ4ieMkM&sensor=true"

Some links about the above API:

–jeroen

via: [WayBackI need help; I want to know the geographical location of the place where I am…

Posted in Development, Google, GoogleMaps, Power User, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

Google Maps: Where’s Wally

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/04/01

2018-04-01 Google Maps: Where’s Wally.

Find one of these in all levels:

  • Wally (or Waldo for USA and Canada peeps)
  • Wenda
  • Woof (usually by tail)
  • Whitebeard
  • Oldlaw

See Waldo again [WayBack]

  1. On your computer, open Google Maps.
  2. Click Menu Menu and then Location sharing.
  3. Point to Waldo.
  4. Click Show on map.

Play Where’s Waldo in Google Maps

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Posted in Google, GoogleMaps, Power User | Leave a Comment »

Google Home and Bluetooth speakers make the perfect pair

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/03/30

Now any of your Google Home devices can connect to other Bluetooth speakers so you can control your entertainment experience simply using the sound of your voice.

Multi-room audio through your Google Home device with “follow-me” behaviour: [WayBack] Google Home and Bluetooth speakers make the perfect pair.

Now if your smartphone could do the same…

Via: [WayBack] Now any of your Google Home devices can connect to other Bluetooth speakers so you can control your entertainment experience simply using the sound of y… – Roderick Gadellaa – Google+

–jeroen

Posted in Google, GoogleHome, Power User | Leave a Comment »

Privacy badger: blocks spying ads and invisible trackers. Not just for Facebook, but for every site.

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/03/29

[WayBackPrivacy Badger | Electronic Frontier Foundation: Privacy Badger blocks spying ads and invisible trackers.

Chrome first run settings are at

chrome-extension://pkehgijcmpdhfbdbbnkijodmdjhbjlgp/skin/firstRun.html

Via: [WayBack] Arjen Lentz on Twitter: “EFF’s Privacy Badger does this for any site. Also available for Chrome/Chromium.… “

There is a really interesting Y-combinator thread at [WayBack] Facebook Container Extension: Take control of how you’re being tracked | Hacker News which goes way deeper in how various browsers and extension combinations can help you getting more hold of your privacy.

A few links via that hacker news link:

–jeroen

Posted in Chrome, Firefox, Google, Power User, Privacy | Leave a Comment »

 
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